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Channel NewsAsia
Progress on Ukraine reforms can boost case for Russia sanctions - Rasmussenof Poroshenko of corruption. Rasmussen's appointment has ruffled feathers in M
Progress on Ukraine reforms can boost case for Russia sanctions - Rasmussen
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
of Poroshenko of corruption. Rasmussen's appointment has ruffled feathers in Moscow. Leonid Kalashnikov, a lawmaker in the foreign affairs committee of Russia's lower house of parliament, called it a "hostile gesture", according to Interfax news... Read more
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The Star
Progress on Ukraine reforms can boost case for Russia sanctions - Rasmussenof Poroshenko of corruption. Rasmussen's appointment has ruffled feathers in M
Progress on Ukraine reforms can boost case for Russia sanctions - Rasmussen
The Star / Posted an hour ago
of Poroshenko of corruption. Rasmussen's appointment has ruffled feathers in Moscow. Leonid Kalashnikov, a lawmaker in the foreign affairs committee of Russia's lower house of parliament, called it a "hostile gesture", according to Interfax news... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Russia derides Ukraine's hiring of ex-Nato chiefbut it’s a gesture that will be backed up by actions. And it’s a hostile gestur
Russia derides Ukraine's hiring of ex-Nato chief
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 hours ago
but it’s a gesture that will be backed up by actions. And it’s a hostile gesture,” Leonid Kalashnikov, deputy head of the foreign affairs committee in Russia’s lower house of parliament, told Interfax. Konstantin Kosachyov, head of the foreign... Read more
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The Economic Times
View: Prime Minister Modi may be India's best foreign ministerprime ministers such as Atal Bihari Vajpayee were similarly hosted by just the
View: Prime Minister Modi may be India's best foreign minister
The Economic Times / Posted 13 hours ago
prime ministers such as Atal Bihari Vajpayee were similarly hosted by just the India Caucus on Capitol Hill, not the entire Foreign Affairs Committee. As recent legislative moves have shown, US Congress is asking tough questions of Pakistan. On... Read more
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Breitbart
U.S. Treasury: Hezbollah Is ‘in Its Worst Financial Shape in Decades’this week. Adam Szubin, the Treasury’s acting under secretary for Terrorism an
U.S. Treasury: Hezbollah Is ‘in Its Worst Financial Shape in Decades’
Breitbart / Posted 14 hours ago
this week. Adam Szubin, the Treasury’s acting under secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, told the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday that America and the international community have tightened the reins on... Read more
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The Hill
Wall St. groups take cautious stance on TPP data storage proposalreaction to the plan struck a similar tone to that of the business groups. Rep
Wall St. groups take cautious stance on TPP data storage proposal
The Hill / Posted 22 hours ago
reaction to the plan struck a similar tone to that of the business groups. Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the proposal “a positive step, but further action is necessary.” “We must push forward... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Russia's State Duma Chairman Praises Relations with Cubaare successful and on the rise. On the Russian part were the Duma´s First Vice
Russia's State Duma Chairman Praises Relations with Cuba
Radio Angulo / Posted yesterday
are successful and on the rise. On the Russian part were the Duma´s First Vice-president Iván Melnikov and the head of the Foreign Affairs Committee Alexéi Pushkov Cuba's deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra and Ambassador to Russia Emilio... Read more
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The Manila Times
South China Sea: How we got to this stageMalaysia, the Philippines and some other ASEAN countries were half-hearted abou
South China Sea: How we got to this stage
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
Malaysia, the Philippines and some other ASEAN countries were half-hearted about the DOC. [Ms. Fu Ying is chairperson of Foreign Affairs Committee of China’s National People’s Congress; chairperson of Academic Committee of China’s Institute of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Students given 99 lashes each in Iran for going to mixed-gender partyreceiving sentences is a crime and would create problems for their future educa
Students given 99 lashes each in Iran for going to mixed-gender party
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
receiving sentences is a crime and would create problems for their future education and employment.' Shahin Gobadi of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran said: 'This barbaric act once again proves that... Read more
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International Business Times
Students get 99 lashes each for going to mixed-sex graduation party in Iran who use excuses such as freedom and having fun in birthday parties and graduati
Students get 99 lashes each for going to mixed-sex graduation party in Iran
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
who use excuses such as freedom and having fun in birthday parties and graduation ceremonies." Shahin Gobadi of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) on Thursday said: "This barbaric act once... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Cevallos: Suing Saudi Arabia over 9/11?The House Foreign Affairs committee held a hearing this week on a controversial
Cevallos: Suing Saudi Arabia over 9/11?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
The House Foreign Affairs committee held a hearing this week on a controversial bill passed by the Senate that would create rights for victims of the 9/11 terror attacks to sue the country of Saudi Arabia. It's an example of a "retroactive statute,"... Read more
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JTA
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House officialRep. Ed Royce, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, speaking on Cap
Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says White House official
JTA / Posted yesterday
Rep. Ed Royce, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Sept. 8, 2015. (Molly Riley/AP Images) WASHINGTON (JTA) — Non-nuclear U.S. sanctions against Iran and its allies have led to Hezbollah... Read more
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J Weekly
Drafters of Dems’ platform have diverse views on IsraelThe former California congressman shepherded through far-reaching Iran sanction
Drafters of Dems’ platform have diverse views on Israel
J Weekly / Posted yesterday
The former California congressman shepherded through far-reaching Iran sanctions in 2010 when he was chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Elijah Cummings will be the committee’s chairman. The congressman from Maryland is close to his... Read more
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The Signal
Meet the Fifth District supervisor candidates for primary electionMcBride; former U.S. treasurer and former mayor of Huntington Park Rosario Mari
Meet the Fifth District supervisor candidates for primary election
The Signal / Posted 2 days ago
McBride; former U.S. treasurer and former mayor of Huntington Park Rosario Marin; Congressman and ranking member of House Foreign Affairs Committee Eliot Engel; Congressman & former team leader for SEAL Team Six Ryan Zinke; Ohio state treasurer... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Nothing for Grantedon leave from the House Appropriations Committee which he joined in 2007 and pr
Nothing for Granted
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
on leave from the House Appropriations Committee which he joined in 2007 and previously served on the United States House Foreign Affairs Committee. He also serves on the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee of the... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
State Dept. inspector general report sharply criticizes Clinton's email practiceschimed in after the report became public Wednesday. Rep. Eliot L. Engel (New Yo
State Dept. inspector general report sharply criticizes Clinton's email practices
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
chimed in after the report became public Wednesday. Rep. Eliot L. Engel (New York), the ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued a news release headlined, "State Inspector's Hit Job An Embarrassment."The inspector... Read more
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International Business Times
British special forces wipe out Isis suicide truck 'with a huge explosion' to have some form of parliamentary scrutiny of the strategy behind those deploy
British special forces wipe out Isis suicide truck 'with a huge explosion'
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
to have some form of parliamentary scrutiny of the strategy behind those deployments". Crispin Blunt, chairman of the foreign affairs committee, said: "The convention that we don't comment on special forces operations or seek parliamentary... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
GOP congresswoman, transgender son press for equal protectionsHouse Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen son Rodrigo Heng-L
GOP congresswoman, transgender son press for equal protections
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen son Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen is a transgender man. He is featured with his mother and father in an ad campaign unveiled last week by the gay rights organization SAVE. File-Senior Democratic... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Hillary Clinton Fast Facts- Is released from the hospital. January 23, 2013 - Secretary Clinton testifie
Hillary Clinton Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
- Is released from the hospital. January 23, 2013 - Secretary Clinton testifies for more than five hours before the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. February 1, 2013 - Resigns as secretary of... Read more
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First Coast News
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructu
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees oversee small business, science programs and congressional ethics, among other... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructu
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees oversee small business, science programs and congressional ethics, among other... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructu
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees oversee small business, science programs and congressional ethics, among other... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructu
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees oversee small business, science programs and congressional ethics, among other... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructu
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees oversee small business, science programs and congressional ethics, among other... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructu
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 2 days ago
plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees oversee small business, science programs and congressional ethics, among other... Read more
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KERA North Texas
John Kerry's Awkward Push For Investment In Iranlobbying efforts have also raised eyebrows on Capitol Hill. Ed Royce, a Califo
John Kerry's Awkward Push For Investment In Iran
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
lobbying efforts have also raised eyebrows on Capitol Hill. Ed Royce, a California Republican and chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, accuses the Obama administration is "bending over backwards to accommodate Iran," rather than... Read more
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USA Today
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructu
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees oversee small business, science programs and congressional ethics, among other... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
John Kerry's Awkward Push For Investment In Iranlobbying efforts have also raised eyebrows on Capitol Hill. Ed Royce, a Califo
John Kerry's Awkward Push For Investment In Iran
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
lobbying efforts have also raised eyebrows on Capitol Hill. Ed Royce, a California Republican and chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, accuses the Obama administration is "bending over backwards to accommodate Iran," rather than... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructu
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees oversee small business, science programs and congressional ethics, among other... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructu
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees oversee small business, science programs and congressional ethics, among other... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructu
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 3 days ago
plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees oversee small business, science programs and congressional ethics, among other... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructu
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees oversee small business, science programs and congressional ethics, among other... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructu
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
Naples Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees oversee small business, science programs and congressional ethics, among other... Read more
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Reuters
Obama administration officials warn lawmakers over Iran sanctionsthe acting Treasury Department Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Inte
Obama administration officials warn lawmakers over Iran sanctions
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
the acting Treasury Department Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, told a House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee hearing. Members of both the House and Senate are drafting new sanctions measures. They accuse... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Lawmakers press Obama officials on Iran nuclear dealweapon, enhancing U.S. security and that of its allies in Europe and the Middle
Lawmakers press Obama officials on Iran nuclear deal
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 3 days ago
weapon, enhancing U.S. security and that of its allies in Europe and the Middle East. But they spent the bulk of a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing reassuring Republican and Democratic lawmakers who questioned how aggressively the Obama... Read more
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Calcutta News
Saudi Arabia’s record on fight against terrorism questioned by the U.S.contribution on the fight against al Qaeda. According to reports, California R
Saudi Arabia’s record on fight against terrorism questioned by the U.S.
Calcutta News / Posted 3 days ago
contribution on the fight against al Qaeda. According to reports, California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, said that U.S. must stop “intentionally ignoring” Riyadh’s activities. Rohrabacher said,... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Defense: VA chief 'deeply' regrets Disney remark; Senate fight brews over GitmoSenate Office Building, room 419.http://1.usa.gov/23ZWvry State Department offi
Overnight Defense: VA chief 'deeply' regrets Disney remark; Senate fight brews over Gitmo
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Senate Office Building, room 419.http://1.usa.gov/23ZWvry State Department officials will testify before the full House Foreign Affairs Committee on the Iran nuclear deal at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Rayburn House Office Building, room 2172.... Read more
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The Washington Times
Lawmakers slam Saudi record on fight against terrorismRep. Dana Rohrabacher, known for his sometimes sweeping statements on foreign p
Lawmakers slam Saudi record on fight against terrorism
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, known for his sometimes sweeping statements on foreign policy, said during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing that U.S. officials must stop “intentionally ignoring” Riyadh’s activities. “We’re not... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Feel The Israel Berncommunity. Berman shepherded through far-reaching Iran sanctions in 2010 when h
Feel The Israel Bern
The Jewish Week / Posted 3 days ago
community. Berman shepherded through far-reaching Iran sanctions in 2010 when he was chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee. And so, let the platform debate over Israel — a rare political moment, indeed... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Democrats Drafting Party Platform Include Critics Of Israel, Friends Of Israel – And A BDS BackerBerman shepherded through far-reaching Iran sanctions in 2010 when he was chair
Democrats Drafting Party Platform Include Critics Of Israel, Friends Of Israel – And A BDS Backer
The Jewish Week / Posted 4 days ago
Berman shepherded through far-reaching Iran sanctions in 2010 when he was chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., also a Wasserman Schultz pick, has been critical of Israel in her... Read more
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The Forward
Bernie Sanders Taps Prominent Critics of Israel for Democratic Platform CommitteeBerman shepherded through far-reaching Iran sanctions in 2010 when he was chair
Bernie Sanders Taps Prominent Critics of Israel for Democratic Platform Committee
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
Berman shepherded through far-reaching Iran sanctions in 2010 when he was chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., also a Wasserman Schultz pick, has been critical of Israel in her... Read more
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Bolton News
Stop Britain's 'secret wars' urges Bolton MP Yasmin Qureshihis case. "Yet when it comes to special forces there is barely an official com
Stop Britain's 'secret wars' urges Bolton MP Yasmin Qureshi
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
his case. "Yet when it comes to special forces there is barely an official comment. I’ve spent the past few months on the Foreign Affairs Committee trying to interrogate the government about this, but to no avail. “We’re not talking about the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Vietnam arms embargo lamented as Obama leverage for human rightsrespect for human rights and embraces self-government ideals that we, again, ta
Vietnam arms embargo lamented as Obama leverage for human rights
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
respect for human rights and embraces self-government ideals that we, again, take for granted here in America.” House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Edward R. Royce, California Republican, said Mr. Obama should have used Vietnam’s desire... Read more
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Orange County Register
Orange County leaders react to U.S. lifting arms embargo to Vietnamup for brave Vietnamese believers in democracy when they are under assault in V
Orange County leaders react to U.S. lifting arms embargo to Vietnam
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
up for brave Vietnamese believers in democracy when they are under assault in Vietnam.” – Rep. Ed Royce, R-Fullerton, House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman PAUL RODRIGUEZ, , PAUL RODRIGUEZ, THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER 1 of 6 “I fear that by... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Defense: VA chief under fire for Disneyland comparisonCommittee will hold a hearing on U.S.-India relations at 10 a.m. at Dirksen 419
Overnight Defense: VA chief under fire for Disneyland comparison
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
Committee will hold a hearing on U.S.-India relations at 10 a.m. at Dirksen 419. http://1.usa.gov/1svsDHD A House Foreign Affairs Committee subpanel will hold a hearing on the U.S.-Saudi counterterrorism relationship at 2 p.m. at the... Read more
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The Columbian
Obama declares end to arms sale embargo for Vietnamimprovements from Vietnam in exchange for closer military or economic ties, but
Obama declares end to arms sale embargo for Vietnam
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
improvements from Vietnam in exchange for closer military or economic ties, but now appears to have set that aside. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce, R-Calif., also questioned the administration’s decision to move forward with the... Read more
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Everett Herald
Obama declares end to arms sale embargo for Vietnamimprovements from Vietnam in exchange for closer military or economic ties, but
Obama declares end to arms sale embargo for Vietnam
Everett Herald / Posted 5 days ago
improvements from Vietnam in exchange for closer military or economic ties, but now appears to have set that aside.House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce, R-Calif., also questioned the administration�s decision to move forward with the... Read more
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The Hill
Senate looks to wrap up defense billCommittee will hold a hearing on U.S.-India relations at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dir
Senate looks to wrap up defense bill
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
Committee will hold a hearing on U.S.-India relations at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dirksen 419. http://1.usa.gov/1svsDHD A House Foreign Affairs Committee subpanel will hold a hearing on the U.S.-Saudi counterterrorism relationship at 2 p.m. Tuesday at... Read more
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asianage
Elements in Pak military have worked with Taliban: US Congressmanto work with terrorist organisations, especially inside Afghanistan," Congressm
Elements in Pak military have worked with Taliban: US Congressman
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
to work with terrorist organisations, especially inside Afghanistan," Congressman Ed Royce, Chairman of the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee told CNN on Sunday. "And my hope is that now that has come back to bite, that there is a... Read more
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asianage
Elements in Pak military have worked with Taliban US Congressmanto work with terrorist organisations, especially inside Afghanistan," Congressm
Elements in Pak military have worked with Taliban US Congressman
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
to work with terrorist organisations, especially inside Afghanistan," Congressman Ed Royce, Chairman of the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee told CNN on Sunday. "And my hope is that now that has come back to bite, that there is a... Read more
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